It's the season of giving!

It's the season of giving!

More than often, we get ourselves totally frazzled when it comes to trying to get that special Christmas gift for those we love. But sometimes, a simple gift that comes with lots of attention and thoughts behind may just be what they are looking for. And we have some tips for you to think about.

Actions speak louder

"Be of service to someone". A good mantra to live by and it certainly extends to our loved ones. Maybe that special someone has long thought of cleaning or trying to revive that old or tired-looking leather bag, purse, shoes or even leather car seat or furniture. With a little surprise, a small act of love, you can present him or her the beautiful-looking leather that he or she has always wanted to work on. 

Actions speak louder. Whilst, it's easy to buy a gift, why not do something for him or her on top of a special gift? 

Caring for that leather he or she likes most

Getting that appropriate leather care products or gift sets for our loved ones may set you apart from those gifts that you don't know if that person will even like it or otherwise. Leather is beautiful. Getting that leather care sets will just make the leather more so!

Try looking at our store or check out this year's Christmas specials! To make it even better, have a look at the Advocate Bracelet and make a difference by getting one of them. You will help the underprivileged one bracelet at a time.


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Care Guides

Make sure you're armed with the right advice to maximise the use of your leather cleaning and conditioning products, download your very own user guide below.        

Apple Brand Leather Care (Conditioner)

Leather Milk No. 1 Conditioner
Leather Milk No. 2 Cleaner
Leather Milk No. 3 Water Protectant
Leather Milk No. 4 Car Conditioner
Leather Milk No. 5 Furniture Conditioner
Saphir Shoe Care Guide     
Saphir Ultimate Shine Guide

In the meantime, some general rules on leather care and protection.





1. Cleaning

Regular cleaning prevents the build-up of dust, dirt, mildew and bacteria. Use your clean fingertip to gently rub out the scratch as the natural oils from your skin will remove most small scratches. To remove dirt, grime or surface residue, use a soft damp cloth. Gently rub for removal. For a deeper clean, use a cleaner to help preserve the natural lubricating oils instead of stripping them. Cleaning is an irreversible process and therefore, thorough consideration should be made before any such attempt. Do not use coloured rags that are not dye-colourfast as the dye may come off onto your leather. 

2. Maintaining

Leather loses suppleness in time if it is not provided with regular nourishment. Use a wax-free leather conditioner that will work on nourishing and restoring the flexibility and suppleness of your leather article. 

3. Storage

Leather is a natural material and should be stored in a breathable, non-plastic or non-porous container, to prevent the growth of mildew and bacteria. If you have to store it in a garment bag, make sure to keep it open for ventilation. 

Avoid at all cost: